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  1. So, what might have happened to my battery?

    Last night I noticed my volt readings were at 10 instead of the normal 14. I'm thinking the alt took a dive but when I get over to my GF's place I investigate some.

    I find that on my drivers side...
  2. I don't actually know what brand the filter is, I...

    I don't actually know what brand the filter is, I don't remember. I got it from auto zone. I know it wasn't an OEM, and I know it wasn't a FRAM or K&N, but aside from that I don't know. I do know...
  3. Check engine light comes one every now and then, fixed by reseating air filter.......

    So every now and then the check engine light on my truck comes on. It might come on once every 2-3 months or so. I had it read the first few times and it was always the same code. I forgot the...
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    Shell's Rotela 15-40 in my diesel engine. Best...

    Shell's Rotela 15-40 in my diesel engine. Best diesel oil around IMO.

    In my experience some oil leaks can be hard if not almost impossible to spot without pulling the engine. If your not seeing...
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    You will want to drive for about your first 2 oil...

    You will want to drive for about your first 2 oil changes on regular oil thou. It gets hotter (Which is why syn is better) and it will help to set seals and such better. After you get about 6-10K...
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    Interesting, if you had the 6.5TD engine I that...

    Interesting, if you had the 6.5TD engine I that would have been something I suggested you check (they go bad alot) but I wasn't even aware that engine had one.
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    Yea as long as your not towing anything over...

    Yea as long as your not towing anything over 8-10K lbs you can drive a 6.2L Diesel like you stole it 24/7 with no problems. With proper care and maintenance they will last you 300-500K miles easy...
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    The 6.2 diesel engine is a good *LIGHT DUTY*...

    The 6.2 diesel engine is a good *LIGHT DUTY* diesel engine. Meaning that if you just want to drive around, or haul light loads then it is great. But if you work it like it was a Cumins or...
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    lol, thats what I was thinking. Even thou I no...

    lol, thats what I was thinking. Even thou I no longer use my truck for farming or anything by this point in time the bed is so beaten up and rusty that the bed itself would destroy that bed rug...
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    I didn't get the impression that it is the old...

    I didn't get the impression that it is the old bait and switch. The sales guy I was working with knew I was interested in that one from the website and the paper he printed where I made the request...
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    Well, I looked at the Tahoe tonight. It looks...

    Well, I looked at the Tahoe tonight. It looks better in person then the pictures lead you to think.

    It had dexcool in it but it was full so its something to watch for sure but IMO any engine...
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    That looks really nice. Is the tint really that...

    That looks really nice. Is the tint really that dark or does the picture make it look darker then it is? I like the really dark tints like that looks to be but if they are that dark that wouldn't...
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    What is it with GM and intake manifold gaskets? ...

    What is it with GM and intake manifold gaskets? The 6.5TD has a lot of gasket problems caused by the dex cool fluid breaking down. I wish they would give up the pipe dream that is Dex Cool and...
  14. I've got an 85 Monte Carlo and I love it. Still...

    I've got an 85 Monte Carlo and I love it. Still runs great on the original engine and transmission. The body looks like hell, the windows don't roll down, the heater and the AC don't work, but shes...
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    My truck has a 6.5TD in it. Its one of those...

    My truck has a 6.5TD in it.

    Its one of those things you either love or hate. It isn't a heavy duty engine like a Duramax, Powerjoke eerr Powerstroke, or Cummins but it is plenty of power for most...
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    They said it's been sitting on the lot for about...

    They said it's been sitting on the lot for about 2 months now (which from the way they talk makes me think thats a long time). My guess is with the 13/17 fuel mileage not alot of people want to buy...
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    Thinking about buying a 97 Tahoe.

    I'm a brand new member here, I usually go to GMDiesel.com because my current truck is a 96 C3500 with a diesel engine but when I was looking for info about a Tahoe I'm thinking about trading in for I...
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